Fractions (Foundation  Unit 2)
Topic:  Fractions 
Estimated teaching time:  Foundation 2.5 hours  3.5 hours 
Specification references (in recommended teaching order)
N1.5  Order rational numbers. View assessment guidance > 
N2.1  Understand equivalent fractions, simplifying a fraction by cancelling all common factors. View assessment guidance > 
N2.2  Add and subtract fractions. View assessment guidance > 
N2.3  Use decimal notation and recognise that each terminating decimal is a fraction. View assessment guidance > 
N2.4  Recognise that recurring decimals are exact fractions and that some exact fractions are recurring decimals. View assessment guidance > 
N2.5  Understand that ‘percentage’ means ‘number of parts per 100’ and use this to compare proportions. View assessment guidance > 
N2.6  Interpret fractions, decimals and percentages as operators. View assessment guidance > 
N2.7  Calculate with fractions, decimals and percentages. View assessment guidance > 
Teaching resources

Fractions  Adding and subtracting fractions  Lesson plan
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 Fractions  Homework sheets
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